Free Abbas Khalil Dermaneh (Khalil Dermanaki)
This letter and request was published on an email group appealing to the international community of human rights organisations and defenders to follow the events in Iran and the appauling human rights abuses which is committed every day by the Iranian regime and raise their voices as this is one of the effective means to slow down the brutal suppressive machine of a regime which took to the power seven months ago by an election-coup..
With emphasis on unity, concurrence, and solidarity of the Iranian literary society, intellectuals and literary figures inside and outside of Iran, this petition aims to direct global attention to atrocities and the violent and inhumane conducts that have violated Iranian people's full individual and civil rights. These calamities have not solely affected political activists and the brave and freedom-seeking students, but currently extended to several dignified and peaceful Iranian writers. Many of our intellectual and literary colleagues are currently in prisons under gruesome conditions while the Iranian literary society and their families have no information about reasons for their arrests, ensuing legal procedures, and their physical and emotional well-being. (Abbas khalili Dermaneh)ََKhalil Dormanki is one of such detainees, a writer and literary critic who has been arrested since December 27, 2009 pursuant to the events triggered by the Ashoora demonstrations in Iran and has been in Evin prison since. Due to
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